easy peasy lemon squeezy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An extended form of easy peasy, coined in the 1950s in a commercial for a Sqezy, a British detergent brand which was sold in a squeeze bottle and had a lemon scent.[1]

Adjective[edit]

easy peasy lemon squeezy ‎(not comparable)

  1. (childish) quick and easy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Wilson, "A new addition to police lingo: easy, peasy, lemon squeezy", The New York Times, 22 August 2012.